A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ew0. Id of event: us70006ew0. Exact location of event, longitude -95.3579 West, latitude 35.1021 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 23:38:48 / November 30, 2019 @ 11:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:38:48 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SSE of Quinton, Oklahoma.
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